Wilhelms Family History

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Wilhelms Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Wilhelm.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wilhelmi, Willms, Wilhelmsen, Willems, Wilhelm, Willhelm, Wilms

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Wilhelms Family Origin

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Wilhelms Family Occupations

What did your Wilhelms ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wilhelms occupation in the UK was Baker Master. 100% of Wilhelms's were Baker Masters.

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  • Baker Master

    100%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wilhelms ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wilhelms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilhelms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilhelms census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wilhelms. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wilhelms. For the veterans among your Wilhelms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilhelms Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilhelms lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wilhelms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wilhelms in 1962 was 69, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilhelms

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilhelms ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Wilhelms Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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